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Arms Trafficking and Colombia

by R.Kim Cragin

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by RAND Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms trade,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Commerce,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Violence,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Colombia,
  • General,
  • Political Science / Arms Control,
  • Arms control,
  • Arms transfers,
  • Illegal arms transfers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8188281M
    ISBN 100833031449
    ISBN 109780833031440

      Drug trafficking has been the fuel for violence in Colombia for decades, especially given its ability to provide economic resources for internal conflict. In its initial phases, the intensity of the conflict was relatively low, but it exploded between and , as did the drug trade. weapons and the illicit provision of arms to meet that market demand. We will focus on the known sources of illicit arms; the types of arms most commonly trafficked in the illicit market, the activities of three major arms traffickers, and the role of the U.S. state in facilitating the illegal trafficking of Size: KB.

    Russia and the Illicit Arms Trade. In the first part of the book, a typology of interfaces is developed that can be used to describe interfaces between legal and illegal actors. Furthermore. Arms Control and International Security. Arms Control and International Security; Colombia’s hour anti-trafficking hotline received calls. Through the hotline, the government provided advice on job offers abroad, including corroborating the veracity and legality of employers. The government did not report efforts to reduce the.

    Editor’s Note: Kathi Lynn Austin, a former Arms Trafficking Expert for the United Nations, is the Executive Director of the Conflict Awareness Project (CAP). Her forthcoming memoir, The Unofficial Spy, is due out in For more from Kathi Austin, follow her on Twitter. By Kathi Austin – Special to CNN There were three chilling moments for me during the third week of Viktor Bout’s. This is a basic introduction to the issue of small arms/light weapons trafficking and national and international efforts to control it. For more information, contact Matt Schroeder, Manager of the FAS Arms Sales Monitoring Project, at or by email at [email protected].


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Defense Intelligence Agency.] -- Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors--the drug trade, a protracted insurgent conflict, internal corruption, and.

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Illegal arms transfers—Colombia. Arms transfers—Colombia. Arms control. Violence—Colombia. Insurgency—Colombia. Hoffman, Bruce, – II. Rand Corporation. Arms Trafficking and Colombia by Kim R. Cragin, Bruce Hoffman PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad Identifies the sources and routes used by arm traffickers to buy, sell, transfer,and ship weapons and the implication of small arms trafficking patterns for U.S.

policy. The authors then examine Colombia's political conflict through the lens of small-arms trafficking and conclude with policy implications for the U.S.

government. The authors find that small-arms trafficking patterns — the manner by which arms and munitions are acquired and distributed — provide useful insights into the strategies used by insurgent groups engaged in conflict and a conflict's future by: 12 Arms Trafficking and Colombia With the end of the conflict in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua during the s, the United Nations and a few select.

Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors, including the proliferation of small-arms trafficking. The authors identify the sources and routes used by arms traffickers to acquire, buy, sell, receive, transfer, and ship weapons.

- Arms transfers--Colombia Arms trafficking and Colombia. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, National Defense Research Institute, Web. Book/Printed Material International conventions relating to the traffic in arms and ammunition in Africa. xiv Arms Trafficking and Colombia Small-arms trafficking patterns can serve as a useful tool for analyz-ing political violence in two major ways: First, they can pinpoint specific weapons flows and networks—many of which mirror emerging zones of conflict; second, they can provide insight on the behavior of particular groups and their intentions.

Arms Trafficking and Colombia eBook: Cragin, Kim R., Hoffman, Bruce: : Kindle Store5/5(2). Between andColombia’s military seized more t small arms that were circulating in its black market, along with million rounds of ammunition.

43File Size: 89KB. Books shelved as arms-trade: Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms Trade by John Tirman, Arm In Arm: The Political Economy Of The Global Arms T.

Understanding arms trafficking in Colombia. In Colombia, more than 70% of the homicides are committed with firearms coming from at least twenty countries.

Their main recipients are drug traffickers and criminal gangs. Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context.

In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay. What is the relationship between violence, crime and arms trafficking in Colombia.

This report aims to answer this question and provide an assessment of the arms situation in Colombia. The document provides an overview of violence with firearms in Colombia, the main violence-generating factors in the country, and the relationship between.

This essay provides a brief overview of arms trafficking, its participants and enabling partners, and the prospects of a reduction in arms trafficking through various legal mechanisms. It looks at two prominent arms traffickers—Viktor Bout and Leonid Minin—to illustrate these discussions. The trade in arms becomes arms trafficking when the deals undertaken violate existing laws on the.

CIA involvement in trafficking is usually alleged to be connected to the Contra war in Nicaragua and the Iran–Contra affair during the Reagan Administration. In its spokesman acknowledged that funds from sales of cocaine smuggled into the US had helped fund the Contra rebels.Kim Cragin and Bruce Hoffman, Arms Trafficking in Colombia (RAND and National Defense Research Institute, ), p.

Manuel Roig-Franzia, “U.S. Guns Behind Cartel Killings in Mexico,” The Washington Post, Octo Small Arms Survey, Small Arms Survey Unfinished Business (Oxford University Press), p. Arms trafficking, also known as gunrunning, is broadly defined as the illicit trade of contraband small arms and ammunition, which constitutes part of a broad range of illegal activities often associated with transnational criminal organizations.

The illegal trade of small .